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|Passage of Small Business Efficiency Act Gives Professional Employer Organizations Federal Certainty|
Ted Nick Kazaglis, Todd Van Dyke; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2014In a historic day for professional employer organizations (“PEO”) and the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (“NAPEO”), Congress passed the Small Business Efficiency Act (“SBEA”) on December 16, 2014, bringing federal legislative...
|Executive Action on Immigration|
Davis C. Bae, Minnie Fu, Raazia K. Hall, Sean G. Hanagan, David S. Jones; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2014President Barack Obama has announced he will take executive action to expand the population of currently undocumented individuals who will be allowed to remain and work legally in the U.S. The President also announced expansions of employment-based legal immigration. Many details remain to be...
Supreme Court Dismisses Second Case Challenging Constitutionality of Right to
Michael W. Padgett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014Indiana’s Right to Work law again has withstood a constitutional challenge in the state’s highest court. The Indiana Supreme Court dismissed a second challenge to the state’s Right to Work law based on its November decision in Zoeller v. Sweeney, 19 N.E.3d 749 (Ind. 2014), holding...
|U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Procedures for Removal to Federal Court under Class Action Fairness Act|
William J. Anthony; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 23, 2014In a divided 5-to-4 opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that defendants seeking to remove a case to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”) need only allege in the notice of removal an amount in controversy in excess of the $5 million threshold and need not...
|Breaking News: OFCCP Poised to Send 2,500 Advance Audit Notification Letters to Contractors|
Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 14, 2014In the coming days OFCCP will mail approximately 2,500 Courtesy Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) across the country to employer locations slated for audits.
|Oakland, California, Passes Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, Hospitality Service Charges Measure|
Jamerson C. Allen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 10, 2014A City of Oakland ballot measure increasing the minimum wage for most employees, requiring paid sick leave and mandating payment of employer-levied service charges to employees has passed with over 80 percent of the vote. Measure FF’s provisions raising the minimum wage and requiring paid...
|Employers Given More Time to Comment on Proposed Equal Pay Report|
Laura A. Mitchell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 2, 2014OFCCP has announced a 60-day extension for public comment on the Agency’s proposed Equal Pay Report (EPR). The new deadline for employers and others to provide feedback on the proposed EPR is now January 5, 2015.
|Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Finalize Your Self-ID forms . . . Time for Another Change?|
Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 6, 2015, previously published on October 27, 2014We know you’ve been busy revising your self-id forms for applicants and employees to comply with OFCCP’s recent regulatory changes for veterans and individuals with disabilities. And you’ve been revising your HRIS and ATS systems to track and maintain the information.
|FCC Seeks Comment on Exemption Petition Re: Breach Notification|
Jason C. Gavejian; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 3, 2015, previously published on November 15, 2014Many of us have likely received a notification from our bank or credit card company concerning suspected fraud or improper charges. However, the legality of those messages is not always clear. To this end, on October 14, 2014, the American Bankers Association (Association) filed a petition for...
|Does the Secret Service Need a BYOD Policy? Addressing Personal Device Usage in the Workplace|
V. John Ella; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 3, 2015, previously published on November 14, 2014According to a November 13, 2014 article in the New York Times (based on a review by the Department of Homeland Security), an intruder was able to enter the White House back in September due to a succession of performance, organizational, and technical failures. One of the specific findings was...